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MSNBC
Nov 22, 2012 12:00am PST
the vote in 2016. state senator nina turner of ohio joins know talk about john husted's latest scheme. stay tuned. >>> welcome back to "the ed show." thanks for watching tonight. the witch hunt against u.n. ambassador susan rice is falling apart. senators john mccain and lindsey graham have been accusing the obama administration of changing susan rice's talking points, following the benghazi incident. they claim links to al qaeda were left out for political purposes. but on tuesday, their conspiracy theory was blown out of the water. the spokeswoman for the director of national intelligence told cnn the white house wasn't involved in removing the information on al qaeda. he said the intelligence community made the changes. in responding to this report, mccain admitted that he was wrong, but still took a shot at the white house. he said intelligence officials, quote, told us they did not know who made the changes. now we have to read the answers to our questions in the media. this latest episode is another reason why many of us are so suspicious of actions of this administration when i
MSNBC
Nov 21, 2012 8:00pm PST
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MSNBC
Nov 21, 2012 5:00pm PST
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CNN
Nov 4, 2012 7:00pm EST
, ohio secretary of state john husted joined me to talk about the tight race, cr criticism for some of his official directives leading up to election day. tonight he finds himself embroiled in another controversy, renewing claims by some this he is trying to disenfranchise certain voters. okay. joining me now to talk about -- let's address this. last friday night -- or friday they said you issued a directive, requiring some changes that could disenfranchise voters on the provisional ballot by saying that the voter has to mark the identification part and not the poll worker, as is required by law. >> that's not necessarily the case. when we issued the directive on is essentially this. it's about who fills this out, whether the voter does or the poll worker does. and the court -- we've already been through litigation on this. step one and step three of this process, the court said is the responsibility of the voter. we issued a directive on that. now step two is being challenged essentially. what's in step two is where you put your identification, your driver's license number, your so
MSNBC
Nov 5, 2012 10:00pm PST
been fewer days. john husted has tried everything. he's tried getting rid of early voting, he's tried restrictions, shifting the ballot. he's doing everything he can to not let people vote. that's the opposite of his job. >> thank you both for joining us tonight. >>> coming up, we're waiting for the first lady and president obama to take the stage in des moines, iowa for his last campaign event. we'll take you there live when that happens. >>> and it's been 27 days since mitt romney answered a question from that reporter. tonight someone got him to answer questions. we'll tell you who did it and what mitt said. that's coming up. >>> and tomorrow night we'll have complete election coverage beginning right here at 6:00 p.m. what makes the sleep number store different? you walk into a conventional mattress store, it's really not about you. we have so much technology in our store to really show the customers what's going on with their bodies. this is your body there. you can see a little more pressure in the shoulders and in the hips. ... now you can feel what happens as we raise your sle
Current
Nov 5, 2012 7:00pm PST
ohio, another pivotal swing state that, republican secretary of state john husted reduced the number of early votings weekends from five to just one just one early voting weekend. that meant in akron voting lines averaged three hours long this weekend. >> the line is so crazy. somebody waited here yesterday for five hours. >> now, that wasn't the only horror story in dayton and in cincinnati and columbus, thousands of people stood in 30-degree weather for hours waiting to vote this weekend. when he was asked about these long lines john husted had this to say. >> in ohio, we have 35 days to vote. this is the 34th day to vote. it's very easy to vote in this state. >> very easy, as long as you have a snow suit and a tent and a spare six hours. former new jersey governor christine todd whitman summed it up beautifully. >> i do have to say that in this day and age it's absolutely inexcusable in this country we have anything like this going on. i led delegations around the world to watch voting and this is the kind of thing you expect in a 30 world country, not in the united states of amer
MSNBC
Nov 5, 2012 10:00pm EST
been fewer days. john husted has tried everything. he's tried getting rid of early voting, he's tried restrictions, shifting the ballot. he's doing everything he can to not let people vote. that's the opposite of his job. >> thank you both for joining us tonight. >>> coming up, we're waiting for the first lady and president obama to take the stage in des moines, iowa for his last campaign event. we'll take you there live when that happens. >>> and it's been 27 days since mitt romney answered a question from that reporter. tonight someone got him to answer questions. we'll tell you who did it and what mitt said. that's coming up. >>> and tomorrow night we'll have complete election coverage beginning right here at 6:00 p.m. ♪ we're lucky, it's not every day you find a companion as loyal as a subaru. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. those surprising little still make you take notice. there are a million reasons why. but your erectile dysfunction that could be a question of blood flow. cialis for daily use helps you be ready anytime the moment's right. you can be more confident
MSNBC
Nov 6, 2012 1:00am EST
secretary of state john husted issued a directive last friday requiring voters to complete the identification section on provisional ballots rather than poll workers. if the form is not filled out correctly, then the ballot is not counted, democrats countered with an emergency motion. a federal judge in ohio will hold a hearing on the matter wednesday, the morning after the election. and in pennsylvania, civil rights and other community groups have sent a letter to assistant u.s. attorney general thomas perez alleging that the pennsylvania republican tea party are targeting african-american precincts under the guise of alleged fraud. they call upon the justice department monitoring to make every effort to ensure that voters are able to cast their ballots freely and fairly. joining me richard wolffe and from orlando, florida, joy reid. what is the latest in florida? >> it's a mess. i just got the phone with a friend of mine in south florida. people are still in line at the lone place where you can absentee early vote. people are fully taking advantage of it and it is proof that
CNN
Nov 4, 2012 7:00am EST
battling. ohio secretary of state john husted ordered experimental software patches to be installed in vote machines in 39 county. the software has the potential to affect more than 4 million registered voters including those in columbus and cleveland. the free press says the software was never certified or tested. cnn's don lemon spoke to husted last night and gave him a chance to respond. >> we have a new system, all we have to do is load the data into the election reporting system. and actually it's so -- it's so -- the reporting system and the actual counting system are not connected in any way, and the results that anybody can get in their home on the computer, they're going to get them the same time i do. we have a very transparent system that's brand new and will help people across this country and across the world frankly look right at our website with what's going on. >> so nothing fishy going on. >> nothing fishing going on. >>> 1.6 million early votes have been cast in ohio. that tops it in 2008. early voting continues through monday. a programming note, be sure to joan a
CNN
Nov 4, 2012 6:00pm EST
, i want to tell you and i want to tell our viewers. the secretary of state, john husted, is going to join me at 7:30 eastern, and we're going to talk about that provisional ballot. he's going to be very honest with us. he'll be here on cnn, 7:30, john husted. thank you very much, peter. appreciate it. >>> so the rover now from superstorm sandy and what would be an unprecedented move, election officials in storm-wracked new york, they're considering drawing the election past tuesday. interesting. we thought that might happen. voters could get an extra day to cast ballots. it was only common sense, people, that they would have to do something like this. that day would be scheduled as far as 20 days after election day. late yesterday, new jersey chris christie ordered that there be extended voting hours past the weekend. power is slowly being restored. more than 2 million people along the eastern seaboard are still without electricity, 700,000 of those are in new york making for a very cold night with temperatures expected to hover just above freezing. on a positive note, though, new
MSNBC
Nov 4, 2012 9:00pm PST
court and lost. the supreme court refused to alloy ohio's republican secretary of state john husted to shut down the last three days of early voting. so in the end ohio republicans were not allowed to eliminate early voting in the final three days ahead of the election. but they are nothing if not dedicated to reducing the opportunity for you to vote in ohio in even those court rulings against them. even with all the court rulings against them, they did manage to cut down on early voting hours this weekend. that must have helped with the lines. republican secretary of state husted who went to the supreme court to try to eliminate the early voting days all together, when he lost the battle he set the schedule for the last three days of early voting and set significantly fewer overall hours on those days than voters had enjoyed back in 2008. ari berman from "the nation" did the math on this. in '08 in the final three-day stretch for election day ohio voters had 24 hours to early vote in total. in franklin county where columbus is. and 18 1/2 in cuyahoga county where cleveland is. this ye
WHUT
Nov 5, 2012 6:00pm EST
happening in ohio, ari? >> there have been very long lines at voting sites, ply as a consequence of john husted limiting early voting hours. the second thing, he issued this 11th hour directive on friday night, concerning provisional ballots, essentially shifting the onus from the poll workers to the voter to fill out all the correct information on the ballot form. if they do not fill it out correctly, it will be tossed out. there were 200,000 provisional ballots cast in 2008. 40,000 of them were discarded. it is expected that number could increase substantially in 2012. so we are looking at a situation where a lot of ballots could be wrong with cast. that could be larger than the margin of victory, if the highest close. also, these ballots are not even counted until 10 days after the election, so we could be facing a recount if provisional ballots are making of the margin of >> romney poll watchers have been trained to watch out for those who have showed up with no photo id, even though no voter id law exists in that state. >> this is something that we see in iowa, wisconsin, and then y
MSNBC
Nov 5, 2012 1:00am PST
elections. we have john husted doing everything he can to make it harder to vote in ohio. and we have the effects of weather in the democratic stronghold. which of the things do you think most important? >> one the the provisional ballot issue. that's with the new regulations put in place now where if you show up, you don't know what presing. you go to the wrong precinct and this tends to happen disproportionately in democratic areas. nobody can be sure how many are democratic ballots and republican ballot, but there are more democratic votes than republican. so he has mandated that you have to fill out the form if you're a voter, a provisional voter, where the burden is now on you to prove your identity on the form. it's not on the poll worker. it's you to fill out the form correctly. and if you screw it up at all with the last four digits of your social security number, anything like that, driver's license number, the vote is thrown out. in 200840,000 provisional votes in the state were thrown out. with this new voting in place, it could be much higher. he is running at hols over jo
CNN
Nov 4, 2012 3:00pm EST
few concerns. the report started in the columbus free press that john husted had said, quote, experimental software patches were installed in voting machines in 39 counties. voting rights activists say the software could potentially impact more than 4 million votes. the free press also says the software was never independently certified or tested. cnn's don lemon spoke to the secretary of state last night and gave him a chance to respond to those allegations. >> we have a new election night reporting system. all we have is an ability for them to load the data into that election reporting system, and actually, the reporting system and the actual counting system are not connected in any way, and the results that anybody can get in their home on the computer, they're going to get them the same time i do on election night. so we have a very transparent system that's brand new and will help people across this country, across the world, frankly, look right at our website and find out what's going on. >> reporter: so nothing fishy going on. >> nothing fishy going on. >> husted said
CNN
Nov 5, 2012 1:00am PST
ballots in the big scheme of things. >> ohio's secretary of state john husted. opponents have filed a motion in court saying ohio's provisional voters are being treated unfairly. he has three days to respond. >>> with two days and counting, every vote counts. especially in swing states like here in ohio. last month, the u.s. supreme court allowed the state to keep the polls open for three days leading up to the election date. this morning, in african-american churches the push to vote went straight from the pulpit to the pews to the polls. this is how sunday sounds at the st. john ame church in columbus, ohio. >> i believe i can fly. say yes. say yes. >> an energetic mostly african-american congregation in the state that could decide the next president. like black churches across the sunday, this sunday, the flock is literally being driven to vote. it's called souls to the polls. and the pastor is making it a tradition. why is it so important to get people out? >> because we cannot afford to deny ourselves the right to vote. we ought to vote. we have done too much, come too far not to
MSNBC
Nov 6, 2012 12:00am PST
to limit access to polls. ohio secretary of state john husted has been the focal point of a lot of criticism. he approved the restriction on early voting around the state. the same is happening in florida. voters waited as late as 2:30 a.m. to cast a ballot this weekend. voters reported wait times of up to, i cannot believe this number, seven hours. more people voting in democratic-leaning areas is bad for the gop. republican governor rick scott reduced number of early voting days and was able to defeat a court challenge to uphold his ruling in most of the state of florida. republicans, they want it it it this way. they want to make it as hard as they can and very complicated with ballots like this one in florida. they are openly deceitful, giving voters the wrong date for the election in robocalls and mailings. they target minor tir voters and the elderly with voter i.d. laws. one predicted the laws would win pennsylvania for mitt romney. the lines in ohio and florida are the culmination of republican voter suppression effort. in the effort of -- but in spite of all of their effor
MSNBC
Nov 21, 2012 1:00am PST
trying even harder to change more of the rules. in ohio where republican secretary of state john husted argued for rules to make it harder to vote and voters state staied in the long lines that results and barack obama won ohio and another term in the white house, now in ohio that same republican secretary of state says that ohio should change the rules to divide up the state's electoral votes by congressional district. that would mean that ohio wouldn't be winner take all anymore. so a republican candidate could get electoral votes out of ohio. >> it would not be a winner-take-all state and you would not have another elections controversy about ohio because we wouldn't matter as much anymore. >> ohio leading the way forward by trying to not matter as much anymore. then, hey, who cares whether your citizens can vote in a reasonable amount of time if your state doesn't matter as much anymore. let them stand in line all day. republicans in another state won by barack obama this year want to change the rules in that state too. before the election this year, wisconsin republicans tried to require
WHUT
Nov 6, 2012 6:00pm EST
can be tossed. >> in other words, these voters could lose their vote. >> absolutely. john husted as the republican secretary of state, really has decided that he can deliver for the republican party, that the only way they can win is by throwing as many people as they can of the registration rolls and making it as inconvenient and difficult as possible to vote, particularly during early voting. it is outrageous. it is a systematic attempt to eliminate the hard core base of the democratic party. and they're getting away with it. >> does it have a racial element? >> absolutely. it is the new jim crow. >> we ask our souls missionary baptist how they did at the polls. a >> it went great. thank you very much. >> did it all goes smoothly? >> yes, it did. >> beautiful. >> i did not have a hard to tell them, those ballots may never get counted. this is greg palast in ohio at early voting for "democracy now!" >> that is greg palast. he will be joining us live tonight for a special election broadcast from 7:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. eastern standard time. you can tune in on television, radio and w
CNN
Nov 5, 2012 2:00pm EST
to the secretary of state, i'll get to that in a second. the secretary of state here, john husted, a republican, sent out, to level the playing field, he says, he sent out applications for absentee ballots to every single registered voter in the state. almost 8,000. 7.7 million people, almost 8 million people. this is what you get. and once you say yes, i do want to vote earlier on absentee, you send this back in the mail. okay. so you send it. then they send you the actual absentee ballot. for people who don't return this, as i said, they have gotten 86% of it back, but the number, 15% or so who haven't returned, 14%, if they come in and they try to vote in person, earlier on election day, they're going to have to do a provisional ballot. and so on friday, the secretary of state, brooke, issued this directive saying instead of the election worker entering the social security number or the information about your i.d., you have to do it. it is the voter's responsibility to do it. so voting rights advocates are saying, you know what, that's a real issue here because you are changing th
Current
Nov 6, 2012 3:00am PST
different ways, right can they come up with to screw up this election? >> katherine harris. >> john husted in ohio. >> bill: this is shades of 2000 all over again right? >> he's probably spent more time in court defending his decisions in the last year, stupid, overtly partisan decisions. >> bill: suppress the vote. >> than he spent in his own office. >> it's been early voting. it's been this provisional ballot. he actually dismissed several election officials county election officials when they voted to have early voting on this last weekend. because he had issued an order saying no early voting. and he literally kicked them out of office. because they disobeyed his order which, as it turns out, was illegal. the court said you can't do this because there's no reason for it. so it's been -- it's been interesting and certainly nobody should have to stand in the line for six or seven hours to vote. that shouldn't be what's required. >> but if you do mind yourself standing in line for six or seven hours today, remember if you're in line before the polls close, do not get out of line. y
CNBC
Nov 6, 2012 9:00am EST
of state john husted a republican. democrats have rekuzed him of trying to tip the scales by limiting the use -- limit early voting, i should say, and expand unprovisional ballots but he said he's ensuring the election is fair. >> the bottom line is you can vote starting 35 days out in ohio. i sent every single voter an absentee ballot request so you didn't even have to leave home to vote. we are doing a really good job of treating everybody fairly. >> the absentee votes will be the first result wes see tonight. 1.8 million absentee ballots sent out. that's a record for the state. the absentee ballots tend to lean toward democrats. the experts say when the results first come out after the polls close we could see a surge in results for president obama. that may be balanced out by election day results. as far as the provisional ballots by state law they have to wait ten days after the election before they begin counting those. if we see a tight margin here we could be looking at counting ballots all the way past thanksgiving. >> you're getting into the latter part of the month
CNBC
Nov 6, 2012 6:00am EST
, john husted a republican. he insists he's just trying to ensure this election is fair. >> you can vote starting 35 days out in ohio. i sent every single voter an absentee ballot request so you didn't have to leave home to vote in this election and we are doing frankly a really good job of treating everybody fairly. >> reporter: those provisional ballots go to voters who for whatever reason have their eligibility questioned. the issue is who fills out the form that validates the voter's i.d., that's one of the issues here and the provisional ballots, they can't start counting them under ohio law until ten days after the election. so it could be if it comes down to those provisional ballots, about 200,000 provisional ballots were filed in 2008, that we could be looking at voting continued to be counting here up until thanksgiving and a quick note, joe, about how the results will come out, the first results we'll hear from ohio tonight when the polls close at 7:30 eastern is the absentee ballots, likely to break for the democrats, if past is prologueed so a initial big surge for pres
Current
Nov 7, 2012 6:00am PST
democratic strong holds. so i love this -- john -- what's his name? >> husted. >> stephanie: so he -- he had this press conference. did you see. he had a large screen that showed -- there weren't that many votes separating obama and romney. he emphasized most of the votes that had yet to come in were from urban areas. >> so they don't count. >> in case you haven't noticed he's black. >> stephanie: he avoided saying specifically that those areas tend to vote democratic because they're. >> black. >> oh my goodness, he's black. >> stephanie: he invited reporters to examine the results of past elections and draw your own conclusions. >> stephanie: blacks. >> black people. you know what i'm talking about. do i have to say it? >> stephanie: does he have any point say -- the voter suppression didn't work. good night. slam. >> backfired, big time. >> stephanie: you know why obama won ohio, chris? dave swagger. >> he's with -- >> stephanie: ohio. he saved america last night. he works at chrysler's jeep plant in toledo. he said that his vote for obama was prompted in part by a controversial
FOX News
Nov 6, 2012 6:00pm EST
are very much in store for a turnout that is very close to what it is in 2008. john husted said that, just statewide that his guess was around 5.7, 5.8, which is what it was in 2008. you talk to the folks down in butler county they say yeah, turnout was strong. early voting was 10% up. they said overall they think they will hit the number they had last time which was 175,000. that means that mitt romney has to improve performance over what john mccain had in some of those collar counties that went republic. that's a high bar to clear. if he had been able to double that or, you know, go at that two-prong way where he increased the turnout and increased his performance, that gives him the better shot at it. so now it looks like it's just down to performance in those counties. county by county and trying to pick up votes to offset what it is that barack obama will pick up in cuyahoga and overall with the early vote as well. bret? >> bret: steve, thank you. >> megyn: now we want to get back to virginia where one clue to the presidential contest may be found in the results of the hotly co
CNN
Nov 5, 2012 7:00pm EST
headline, could ohio's jon husted be the most important person on election day? he might be. the man that could decide which way this race goes. he's going to be our guest right after this. then wolf blitzer, john king and gloria borger weigh in. we'll be back. or that printing in color had to cost a fortune. nobody said an all-in-one had to be bulky. or that you had to print from your desk. at least, nobody said it to us. introducing the business smart inkjet all-in-one series from brother. easy to use, it's the ultimate combination of speed, small size, and low-cost printing. a short word that's a tall order. up your game. up the ante. and if you stumble, you get back up. up isn't easy, and we ought to know. we're in the business of up. everyday delta flies a quarter of million people while investing billions improving everything from booking to baggage claim. we're raising the bar on flying and tomorrow we will up it yet again. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 at schwab, we're committed to offering you tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 low-cost investment options-- tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 like our exchange t
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